As the late, great poet and author Maya Angelou said, “When someone shows you who they are, believe them; the first time.”
For the first time in 24 years, Debbie Wasserman Schultz will not get the endorsement of the AFL-CIO.
Despite winning the recommendation of the Broward County chapter, Wasserman Schultz failed to get the required 2/3 votes to secure the endorsement.
Some state AFL-CIO chapters have stated there would be no endorsement of Democrats who voted in favor of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
That includes Wasserman Schultz.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz is out as DNC chair. The only thing left for her to do is relinquish the title, because as of now, she has no power.
Bob Poe revealed in the video on this page that he is HIV positive.
While I applaud Mr. Poe, Democratic candidate in CD 10, for having the courage to reveal this information on the one hand, there is another nagging part that asks the question, why now?
Why, during a congressional campaign in which he is losing? Is it for free publicity? He sure as hell is going to get that.
Is it for voter sympathy? If so, I'm not so sure this was the way to go.
On Thursday the Congressional Black Caucus PAC, with a 20-member board including 11 lobbyists, 7 elected officials, and 2 people who work for the PAC, endorsed Debbie Wasserman Schultz. The CBC-PAC is the political arm of the Congressional Black Caucus.
What is the definition of insanity? Doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result, right?
Pastor Jamal Bryant was invited to be the keynote speaker Jan. 18 at the annual MLK awards breakfast in St. Petersburg by the National Council of Negro Women.
We have a teachable moment here, folks. Let’s hope everyone is ready to learn.
The question you see in the headline is the one I keep asking myself every election cycle, when I see what Patrick Murphy and others like him, do. When I say others like him, I mean those who know nothing about the black community, don’t care to know anything about the black community, and feel the way to secure the votes of the black community is by buying them.